Brazil Awakens

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Michael:  The photo at the beginning of the NYT article shows a group of students working at their computers to find evidence for the corrupt and/or dysfunctional character of the state.  Just another reminder of a truth made evident by the consequences of Gutenberg’s invention: there is nothing so liberating as the free flow of information. [An awareness modernly expressed by Madame Hillary Defarge in her insistence upon a “gatekeeper” to control what does/does not go out into the Internet.]

12:11 pm on June 21, 2013